Jenson Brooksby is a professional tennis player from California in the United States. On February 14, 2022, he reached the highest ranking of his career when he landed at No.45 on the ITF singles list. He turned pro in 2020. Prior to that, he played for Baylor University.
Player Profile and Playing Style
Brooksby was born Jenson Tyler “J. T.” Brooksby on October 26, 2000, in Sacramento, California in the USA. He stands 193 cm tall and his last listed weight is 83 kg. He is a right-handed player with a two-handed backhand.
Coached by Joseph Gilbert, he turned pro in 2020 and has since then earned a little over US$800,000 in prize money.
His playing style has been dubbed “unorthodox” by his peers and he is known for making groundstrokes and short backs. His serve, however, is known to be a weak spot for him.
He signed played collegiate tennis for Baylor University, however, he redshirted his freshman year because of an injury. He later decided to go pro.
He made his Grand Slam debut in 2018 when he made it to the main draw of the US Open. He lost in the first round to John Millman who would eventually make it to the quarters. In 2019, he qualified for the US Open once more and he made it to the second round, defeating Tomas Berdych along the way.
Brooksby reached his first ATP final in 2021. He also broke into the Top 150 of the rankings this year at No.149 in June after he won three ATP Challenger titles. His first ATP Tour final was at the 2021 Hall of Fame Open. He eventually lost to Kevin Anderson.
A few months later, he broke into the Top 100 after he bested Felix Auger-Aliassime at the Citi Open. He also beat Millman before eventually losing to Jannik Sinner.
He later received a wildcard to play at the singles event of the US Open. He managed to make it to the fourth round. Later at the European Open, he reached the semi-final, also reaching a new ranking of No.59.
In 2022, he made his second ATP final at the Dallas Open. This run led him to break into the Top 50 of the rankings for the first time, landing in No.45.
Highest Ranking: No. 45 (February 14, 2022)Current Ranking: No. 46 (February 28, 2022)
Grand Slam Singles Performances
French Open - 1R (2021)US Open - 4R (2021)
Highest Ranking: No. 1403 (November 18, 2019)
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles Performances
US Open - 1R (2019)